16-year-old boy stabbed in Upton Park

PUBLISHED: 16:13 12 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:19 13 October 2017

Police have cordoned off a section of Plashet Road following a stabbing of a teenager

Police have cordoned off a section of Plashet Road following a stabbing of a teenager


A 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital by air ambulance after being stabbed in broad daylight.

Police cordoned off a section of Plashet Road, Upton Park, between Lucas Avenue and Thorngrove Road after being called there just before 3.30pm.

The teenager was stabbed in the chest and leg but his injuries are not said to be life-threatening.

A spokeswoman for London Ambulance Service said: “We sent an ambulance crew, a first responder in a car and an incident response officer to the scene, with the first of our medics arriving in four minutes.

“London’s Air Ambulance was also dispatched to the scene.

“We treated a male patient at the scene who was taken to hospital as a priority.”

No arrests have been made.

Latest Newham Stories


East London enjoyed a decent start to the new season with seven wins and four draws in 17 matches.

Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre

The O’s moved to the top of the table on Saturday after an excellent victory on the road

Josh Koroma

Newham’s mayor spoke of an “epidemic of violence” in London at the Labour Party Conference.

Labour Party

Lakeside Hammers face a 14-point deficit after the first leg of their KO Cup quarter-final having lost 52-38 at Peterborough on Sunday.

Richard Lawson

The most popular names given to baby boys and girls last year in East London suggests that where you live could influence what name you choose for your child.

United Kingdom

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which left at least 2,400 people dead has begun today.

A five-car collision on the A13 in Rainham is causing lengthy delays on the eastbound carriageway while emergency services respond to the incident.

Metropolitan Police


Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

Newsletter Sign Up

Newham Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now